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Edinburgh Castle dominates the city of Edinburgh like no other castle in Scotland, and Edinburgh Castle is unequalled in the whole of the British Isles. Over one thousand years of history sit on top of the famous Edinburgh rock and it is easy to see why over a million visitors a year visit Edinburgh Castle.
One of the major tourists attraction in Edinburgh is the magnificant Edinburgh Castle - and is one of the most popular attractions in Europe. The seat and birthplace of many a Scottish King (and Queen), the castle is only a short while away from the St. Valery Guest House, and is an essential visit for any tourist new to Edinburgh.
No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a visit to Edinburgh Castle and once you have ventured up to the highest parts of Edinburgh Castle ’s structure you will be overwhelmed by the spectacular views of Edinburgh afforded from this Scottish "Castle of Castles ".
Edinburgh Castle is every schoolboy's dream of what a castle should look like and the Edinburgh Castle website endeavours to give the Edinburgh visitor an in-depth view of Edinburgh Castle and it's history from early times right up until the present day.
The oldest building in all Edinburgh is to be found within the Castle precincts. It is St. Margaret's Chapel, a tiny Norman building which has been standing there intact for more than 900 years.